Human Services Commission

Commission Seeks Youth Advisor

High school and college aged youth who live or attend school in Redmond are encouraged to apply for one of two youth advisor positions on the Human Services Commission. Youth advisors should have a strong interest in the issues, a willingness to learn, and the ability to present a youth perspective in all human services decision making. Human Services encompasses a broad spectrum issues including housing, hunger, health care, counseling, domestic violence, and family support.

To apply, complete the community service application and either email to abien@redmond.gov or mail to the Human Services Division, City of Redmond, PO Box 97010, Redmond, WA 98073-9710. A copy of the community service application is also available at the Human Services Division on the fourth floor of City Hall.

Meetings

  • 6:30-8:30 pm
  • 2nd Monday of the month
  • Redmond City Hall, Council Conference Room unless otherwise noted (please check current agenda)

Special Meeting Notice:

A special meeting will be held by the Human Services Commission at 6:30 p.m., on Monday, November 4, 2018 in Room 127B-Conference Center at Redmond City Hall, 15670 NE 85th Street, Redmond, Washington.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available after approval at the following meeting.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Purpose

The Human Services Commission advises the Mayor and Council on general issues related to human services, as well as makes specific funding recommendations as part of the City's budget process every two years. The Commission also helps carry out recommendations outlined in the City's Human Services Strategic Plan (PDF), including strategies that increase the knowledge of and engage the community in addressing human services needs and issues in Redmond.

Members

The Human Services Commission is a seven-member volunteer board, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for four year terms. Commissioners must either live or work with the City limits.  

  • Anny Smith, Chair
    Term: December 6, 2016 to March 31, 2021
  • Shawn Roland, Vice Chair
    Term: April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2023
  • Arjun Ram
    Term: April 18, 2017 to March 31, 2021
  • Rugare Khosa
    Term: July 2, 2019 to March 31, 2023
  • Vibhas Chandorkar
    Term: March 19, 2019 to March 31, 2021
  • Kristen Muscott
    Term: March 19, 2019 to March 31, 2021
  • Janet Richards
    Term:  July 2, 2019 to March 31, 2023


Youth Advisors

Two Youth Advisors are also appointed by the Commission to provide a youth perspective to all Commission discussions and decisions. 

  • Jacob Tate Brown
  • vacant